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Saturday, 23 November 2013

Bushido Judo Kwai Medal Chart, 23rd November 2013.

Bushido success at North Shields.

Photo, L/R,  Liam Banks, Adam Bamford, Jack Compton, Ellie Hutton, Millie Williams and Jessica Cairns
Six junior members from Wallsend's Bushido Judo Kwai competed at the Northumberland clubs for Young People, The Parks Sports Centre, North Shields on Saturday 23rd November 2013. After a day of very talented judo, we came away with two gold, three silver and one runner up award, Jack Compton had a very difficult task, in what was the biggest pool of the competition and was awarded a Runners Up Award, Ellie Hutton won her fifth gold medal of the year, Jessica Cairns took gold in her event while Millie Williams, Liam Banks and Adam Bamford all won silver medals, this was Adams first championship, unfortunately Callum McInnes had to withdraw from the event due to illness. Well done you lot !!!

Friday, 1 November 2013

Steve Ellerby 3rd Dan visits our club.

Steve Ellerby joined the Bushido Judo Kwai as a junior member in 1984, along with Steve Compton who is now an instructor at Bushido, it was a surprise to see Steve walk into our dojo tonight and good to see him, our members enjoy seeing new faces, you are welcome anytime Steve.

Photo, Steve Ellerby third from left.

Monday, 21 October 2013

Ellie and Callum win in London

On Saturday 19th October we left home for London, we were on our way to the JFAUK Judo Championship at the Sobell Sports Centre, Hornsey Road, Islington, London, on the Sunday morning we made our way to the venue and by the end of an exciting day we had won two medals, Ellie Hutton won Gold in the Girls u31k event and Callum McInnes had won a Silver in the Boys u35k event, as there coach, I could not have been more proud of them, this was the first championship that either of them had been to in London, also the event was a credit to the organisers and we will be back !
Photo 1, The venue, Photo 2, The Sports Hall, Photo 3, The referees prepare,
 Photo 4, Ellie and Callum with the medals, Photo 5, Sight seeing time, Photo 6, Time to eat !

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Bushido Judo Kwai - Just Champion

Photo L/R, Jack Barnett (Gold), Ellie Hutton (Gold), Jessica Cairns (Bronze), Callum McInnes (Bronze), Millie Williams (Runner Up Award). Five junior members from Bushido Judo Kwai competed at the North East Open, Judo Championships, Westgate Centre for Sport, Newcastle upon Tyne today, winning two gold, two Bronze and one runner up medal. All five are dedicated loyal members and have done so well today. Ellie and Callum will be competing at the Judo For All Championship in London next month and we wish them well with that.

Saturday, 14 September 2013

Sensei Eddy Kenny 6th Dan with Jack Compton.

Jack Compton with Sensei Eddy Kenny 6th Dan, after being presented with his bronze medal at the Fordley Beginners Judo Competition in Wallsend today.

Friday, 13 September 2013

Training at Bushido Judo Kwai.

Jessica Cairns (Tori) and Callum McInnes (Uke) demonstrate, Callum holding with Yoko-shiho-gatame and Jessica's counter Sankaku-jime, at Bushido Judo Kwai.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Jon Thompson visits Bushido Judo Kwai.

Photo, L/R    Jon Thompson and Chris Dawson.

On Friday September 6th, we had a surprise visit from past member Jon Thompson, Jon joined the Bushido Judo Kwai on the 3rd October 2002, when we opened a branch of our club at Gosforth High School, two years later we moved the club to our main dojo at Wallsend Boys Club, Jon along with others made the move and stayed with us for a number of years. So it was good to see him turn up for a training session with us.

Saturday, 31 August 2013

Training at Bushido Judo Kwai with Sensei Steve Compton and Callum McInnes.

Callum McInnes improving his O-Soto-Gari with Sensei Steve Compton, at our training session on Friday evening, 30th August 2013.

Saturday, 10 August 2013

Ben Kelly visits Bushido Judo Kwai.

Friday 9th August 2013,
 Ben Kelly joined the Bushido Judo Kwai on the 3rd October 2002 and was with us until July 2010, in October 2008, Ben competed at the International Budo Federation, Open Judo Championship, Bedford High School, Bedford winning Silver in the Boy's under 60k event then went on to win a Bronze in the 15 to 17years Open. Ben has just returned from a stay in the South of England and will be in Newcastle until October, so it was a big surprise when he turned up at our dojo for a training session, Great to see him back.
PHOTO'S, by Emma Hutton.
Top,  L/R Chris Dawson, Ben Kelly, Steve Compton.
Lower,    Steve Compton with his son Jack.

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Stamina Training at Bushido Judo Kwai.

Stamina training at Bushido Judo Kwai from two angles.  Recorded by Duncan Stuart.

Monday, 5 August 2013

Stamina Training at Bushido Judo Kwai.

Ellie stamina training at our club on Monday. Recorded by Stephen Hutton.

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Bushido enjoy a Chinese.

Bushido Judo Kwai parents and instructors enjoyed a  meal at the King Neptune Chinese Restaurant, Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, last night, looking forward to our next outing, Great support from great parents who have great children  !!!

Monday, 29 July 2013

Congratulations to Joyce Kenny 6th Dan

Photo, Mrs Joyce Kenny.

Congratulations to Joyce Kenny who was presented with the grade of 6th Dan (Judo), by Robin Otani, President of the British Judo Council, while at a judo course in Kendal, Cumbria at the weekend, Joyce who began her judo career 53 years ago, with her now husband Eddie, at the Hokojun Judo Club in North Shields. Both Joyce and Eddie have given so much to our sport in this area, far more than most people would believe.  Well Done !!!!

Saturday, 20 July 2013

I.B.F Scotland, Judo Open, Dumfries, 2013.

Four junior members from Wallsend's Bushido Judo Kwai competed at the International Budo Federation, Scottish Judo Open, Dumfries, Scotland on Saturday 20th July 2013, with great success, winning two Golds, two Silvers and one Bronze.
First Photo,      Ellie Hutton with her Gold in the Girls under 28kgs.
Second Photo, Callum McInnes Gold, Boy's under 35kgs and Jack Barnett with his Silver in the same event.
Third Photo,    Jessica Cairns with her Bronze from the Girls under 55kgs.
Forth Photo,    Ellie Hutton wth her Silver from the Girls under 35kgs.
The standard of judo at this competition was spectacularly high, from both juniors and seniors.
These youngsters of our's train twice per week (Every week) and really do deserve there success !!!

Saturday, 29 June 2013

Five from Four The Bushido Kid's.

Four of our junior judoka competed at the Butokokan Judo, Invitational Competition, at Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland  today, with some spectacular judo Jack Barnett won Gold in the Boys under 10s, Ellie Hutton won Gold in the Girls under 10s, Callum McInnes won Gold in the Boys under 12s, while Liam Banks won a Gold in the Boys under 14s then went on to win a Silver in the Boys under 16s. As there coach i couldn't be more proud of them and this result takes me back to the golden days of our club, in the 1970s / 80s.
 I am also pleased that all four have the A.E.J.F badge on there judogi's, as A.E.J.F  President Joe Norman commented on that, when he saw the photo.

The New Stephen Milsted Award Medal Table has,  No 1 Jack Barnett, Joint No 2 Ellie Hutton, Callum McInnes and Liam Banks, No 3 Millie Williams, No 4 Jessica Cairns.

The I.B.F Championship in Dumfries, Scotland, in July is our next event.

Monday, 17 June 2013

Uki Otoshi by Jessica and Liam.

Jessica Cairns (Tori) and Liam Banks (Uke) performing Nage no Kata at the All England Judo Federation grading on Sunday 16th June, Jess and Liam are both long time members of the Bushido Judo Kwai.
Jessica was promoted to 3rd Kyu Ni while Liam was promoted to 3rd Kyu San (Black).

Sunday, 16 June 2013

All England Judo Federation (Newcastle Region) Junior and Senior Grading.

The A.E.J.F (Newcastle Region) held it's Junior and Senior Grading at K.E.R.A Wallsend, North Tyneside on Sunday 16th June.
Bushido Judo Kwai members who took part in the examination were, Juniors, Jack Compton 6th Kyu San, Jack Barnett 4th Kyu Ni, Liam Banks was promoted to the maximum junior grade of 3rd Kyu San (Black), Jessica Cairns 3rd Kyu Ni, Ellie Hutton was at the grading as an uke for Jack Barnett's Nage no Kata.
Seniors, Callum Dean Mitchell 5th Kyu, Sean Vallely 4th Kyu, Michael Mains 3rd Kyu, age's ran from 8years to 22years, and the standard our students theory and nage no kata was exceptional, thanks also to Louise Cairns and Duncan Stuart our timekeepers and recorders, Steve Compton 1st Dan and Robert Stuart 1st Kyu our referees, Chris Dawson was our examiner.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Nage no Kata course at Bushido Judo Kwai.

The Bushido Judo Kwai held a Nage no Kata course at Kings Estate Residents Association, Wallsend today. Juniors were Ellie Hutton, Jessica Cairns, Liam Banks, Callum McInnes  and Jack Barnett, Seniors were Sean Vallely, Callum Michell and Michael Mains with instructors Robert Stuart and Chris Dawson.
Everyone worked hard over the three hour session, The All England Judo Federation (Newcastle Region) Grading will be held on Sunday June 16th, at K.E.R.A.

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Six from Six at Judo Championship.

Six Bushido Judo Kwai members took part in the Westgate Judo Club Championship at Centre for Sports, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne today, with great success winning three Gold and three Silver medals.
Photo, Asst Instructor Robert Stuart, Michael Mains (Bronze) Jack Barnett (Gold) Ellie Hutton (Silver) Millie Williams (Gold) Callum McInnes (Silver) Jessica Cairns (Silver), well done to you all.
I must mention Michael Mains who has just joined us, what a mammoth task he had for his first championship, after fighting through a very hard pool, three judoka ended with the same wins and the same points, so they had to fight it out again, Michael ended up with a very hard earned Bronze.

Friday, 3 May 2013

Ellie Hutton Wins Clubs Top Award

8 year old Ellie Hutton has won her judo club's highest honour, The Stephen Milsted Award, to win it Ellie had to end our year (May 3rd) at the top of our medal chart, which she did very convincingly, Ellie was presented with her award by Barry McSherry who won the same award in 1981, 83,84,85.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Happy Birthday Bushido Judo Kwai, 37 Today.

The Bushido Judo Kwai was founded on May 3rd 1976.

 Founder Members were, Chris Dawson 1st Dan, Mick Giles 1st Dan, Bob Patterson 1st Kyu,
 Steve Milsted 3rd Kyu, Linda Dawson 5th Kyu, Terry Branighan 5th Kyu, Trevor Ferry 5th Kyu, Stella Cairns 6th Kyu and Paul Naisbit 1st Kyu (Junior).
The photo above has Steve Milsted and Chris Dawson in 2012, Steve who now lives in Australia  was on a visit to Wallsend, to see his mam and dad, when he came to see us at our dojo. This was the first time for many years  two founder members had been together, it was really good to see Steve again, he had done so much for our club in the early day's. 37 years have passed by so quickly, and we have gone through some hard times but well worth it, we still have a great club full of great members.     HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Success at Shield's for Bushido Members.

Six Bushido Judo Kwai  junior members competed at the Newcastle Area, British Judo Council Championships at the Parks, North Shields today, and won six medals.
Photo L/R,  Jessica Cairns (Silver), Johnny Lawson (Bronze), Callum McInnes (Silver), Jack Barnett (Gold), Millie Williams competing in her first judo competition, won Gold in her event and Ellie Hutton (Gold), with Instructor Chris Dawson. This team have me very proud to be a part of them, it is good to see all of there training pay off.

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Training at Bushido Judo Kwai, March 2013.


Sunday, 10 March 2013

All England Judo Federation Grading.

         The All England Judo Federation (Newcastle Region) 
will be holding a Junior and Senior Grading on Sunday 16th June 2013
 at the Bushido Judo Kwai Dojo, Milfield Avenue, Kings Estate, Wallsend, NE28 9JF.
 Time 1030 am - 14.00 pm.
 Cost £7.00.

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Surprise visit to Bushido Judo Kwai.

At our Friday evening session, we had a surprise visit from Mick and Andrew Douglass, two very fine dan grades from Newbiggin Sports Centre, both our junior and seniors enjoyed the session that they had from the visit, and learned some new (to them) techniques. Really good session.
Photo Mick second from right and Andrew second from left.

Friday, 22 February 2013

Robert Stuarts School Project 2013

Robert Stuart's school project, with Robert Stuart and Chris Dawson 

Training at Bushido Judo Kwai 2013

O Uchi Gari instruction at Bushido Judo Kwai by Chris Dawson (Tori) and Robert Stuart (Uke)

Training at Bushido Judo Kwai

Judo instruction at Bushido Judo Kwai, with Chris Dawson and Robert Stuart.

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Happy Birthday Robert. 17 Today !